‘Vista Performance and Reliability Patch’ 2

**UPDATE** A proper Windows for Vista (SP1) is now available –
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has released a second ‘Vista Performance and ’. The original one was first posted back in August, and it certainly did address some issues.

This time round the following issues are being addressed, focusing on compatibility, reliability, and stability. It is available for Vista 32, and 64:-Windows Vista Update

  • It extends the life for mobile devices.
  • It improves the stability of portable computers and of desktop computers that use an uninterrupted power supply (UPS).
  • It improves the reliability of when you open the menu of a start-up application.
  • It improves the stability of wireless network services.
  • It shortens the start-up time of Windows Vista by using a better timing structure.
  • It shortens the recovery time after Windows Vista experiences a period of inactivity.
  • It shortens the recovery time when you try to exit the Photos screen saver.
  • It improves the stability of Windows PowerShell.

This update also resolves the following issues in Windows Vista:

  • A compatibility issue that affects some third-party software applications.
  • A reliability issue that occurs when a Windows Vista-based computer uses certain network driver configurations.

Windows Vista Service Pack 1 looks to be arriving in January [or there abouts] 2008. Of course, keep your eyes peeled on the Blogberry for more info as it becomes available.

In other related , Microsoft has begun testing Service Pack 3, but it looks to be some way off before it becomes available to the general public.

Link: ‘Vista Performance and Reliability Patch’ 2

Notes: as ever with this kind of update, share your experience and comment on it. Also, once installed, expect the mandatory shutdown and restart routine for it to take effect.

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